Sonia Nijjar is a Toronto lawyer specializing in personal injury law, focusing on cases of medical malpractice. She is an associate of Neinstein Personal Injury Lawyers, who was called to bar in 2015. Sonia is a member of the board of directors of Reconnect Community Health Services, a non-profit health-care organization. She is also a member of the Research and Ethics Board of the local hospital. Sonia offers her expert knowledge in medicine by being a regular contributor to the Ontario Trial Lawyers Association's Medical Malpractice Newsletter.
In 2013, Sonia entered Neinstein as a summer student. She completed her articles and is now one of the most respected lawyers of the firm. As a student, she has a stellar track record; graduated from the University of Alberta with recognition. At Osgoode Hall Law School, where she was a senior editor of the Osgoode Hall Law Journal, she received a doctorate in law. She has also worked as a research assistant and a legal intern for many social justice initiatives. Sonia was also a caseworker at Parkdale Community Legal Services.
She acts on behalf of the plaintiffs in cases including medical negligence and malpractice. Sonia is active in the debate on medical liability and regulatory reform. She is involved in improving expectations of patient safety and quality treatment. Sonia is one of Nostein 's associates who are well-versed in speaking various languages – English, Punjabi, and Hindi.
Recognitions and Specializations
- Sonia was a member of the Law Society of Alberta in 2018.
- She was a member of the Law Society of Ontario in 2015.